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  • 60 Years after the Treaty of Rome: Lessons from history for today's EU Creative commons image Icon Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license

    60 Years after the Treaty of Rome: Lessons from history for today's EU

    By Dr Luc-André Brunet, Dr Eirini Karamouzi

    As EU leaders gather to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome against the backdrop of Brexit and...

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    10 mins

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    23 Mar 2017

  • 60 Years after the Treaty of Rome: Lessons from history for today's EU

    60 Years after the Treaty of Rome: Lessons from history for today's EU Creative commons image Icon Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license New content
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 23 Mar 2017
    As EU leaders gather to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome against the backdrop of Brexit and rising populism, what lessons can be drawn...
  • Pulling the trigger on Article 50 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Contains Parliamentary information licensed under the Open Parliament Licence v3.0.

    Pulling the trigger on Article 50

    By Anne Wesemann

    What does triggering Article 50 mean? With it looming on the horizon, Anne Wesemann explains its role in the...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Mar 2017

  • Pulling the trigger on Article 50

    Pulling the trigger on Article 50 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Contains Parliamentary information licensed under the Open Parliament Licence v3.0. Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 20 Mar 2017
    What does triggering Article 50 mean? With it looming on the horizon, Anne Wesemann explains its role in the proceedings.
  • How to withdraw from the European Union Creative commons image Icon threefishsleeping - Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    How to withdraw from the European Union

    By Anne Wesemann

    Theresa May is triggering Article 50 next week. So what is Article 50 and what does triggering it actually mean? Anne...

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    20 Mar 2017

  • How to withdraw from the European Union

    How to withdraw from the European Union Creative commons image Icon threefishsleeping - Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 20 Mar 2017
    Theresa May is triggering Article 50 next week. So what is Article 50 and what does triggering it actually mean? Anne Wesemann explains. 
  • Is Europe letting down Eritrean refugees? Creative commons image Icon Freedom4E under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Is Europe letting down Eritrean refugees?

    By John R Campbell

    John R Campbell of SOAS explains why he believes Europe is abandoning those fleeing Isaias Afewerk's regime.

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    14 Mar 2017

  • Is Europe letting down Eritrean refugees?

    Is Europe letting down Eritrean refugees? Creative commons image Icon Freedom4E under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Mar 2017
    John R Campbell of SOAS explains why he believes Europe is abandoning those fleeing Isaias Afewerk's regime.
  • What does the law say about a second Scottish independence referendum? Creative commons image Icon Ninian Reid under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    What does the law say about a second Scottish independence referendum?

    By Nick McKerrell

    Yesterday [13th March] Nicola Sturgeon demanded a second vote on Scottish Independence. In order to get to the ballot...

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    14 Mar 2017

  • What does the law say about a second Scottish independence referendum?

    What does the law say about a second Scottish independence referendum? Creative commons image Icon Ninian Reid under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Mar 2017
    Yesterday [13th March] Nicola Sturgeon demanded a second vote on Scottish Independence. In order to get to the ballot box, the proposal would have to...
  • What Brexit and Trump mean for Global Justice and International Development Creative commons image Icon Gage Skidmore under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    What Brexit and Trump mean for Global Justice and International Development

    By Prof Theo Papaioannou

    Brexit and Donald Trump appear to drive global justice and international development efforts into unchartered waters...

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    15 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    23 Feb 2017

  • What Brexit and Trump mean for Global Justice and International Development

    What Brexit and Trump mean for Global Justice and International Development Creative commons image Icon Gage Skidmore under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Intermediate level Duration 15 mins Updated 23 Feb 2017
    Brexit and Donald Trump appear to drive global justice and international development efforts into unchartered waters says Professor Theo Papaioannou. 
  • How far was the Brexit vote Creative commons image Icon Albert Bridge under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    How far was the Brexit vote "the will of the people" - and what does that mean?

    By Professor Benito Muller

    Some MPs who believe Brexit to be a bad idea still voted for the Article 50 bill, often claiming "the people have...

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    16 Feb 2017

  • How far was the Brexit vote "the will of the people" - and what does that mean?

    How far was the Brexit vote Creative commons image Icon Albert Bridge under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Feb 2017
    Some MPs who believe Brexit to be a bad idea still voted for the Article 50 bill, often claiming "the people have spoken". Oxford's Benito Muller has some...
  • Should Trump's tweets be a matter of record? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: US Capitol

    Should Trump's tweets be a matter of record?

    By Shontavia Johnson

    When the President deletes a tweet, he's wiping out material of value to historians. Potentially. Shontavia...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Feb 2017

  • Should Trump's tweets be a matter of record?

    Should Trump's tweets be a matter of record? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: US Capitol
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 Feb 2017
    When the President deletes a tweet, he's wiping out material of value to historians. Potentially. Shontavia Johnson explains what's at risk.
  • Does the US have a legal obligation to accept refugees? Creative commons image Icon Beverly Yuen Thompson under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

    Does the US have a legal obligation to accept refugees?

    By Dr Liam Thornton

    Donald Trump's order preventing entry to the US for citizens of certain countries has proved controversial - but is...

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    30 Jan 2017

  • Does the US have a legal obligation to accept refugees?

    Does the US have a legal obligation to accept refugees? Creative commons image Icon Beverly Yuen Thompson under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Jan 2017
    Donald Trump's order preventing entry to the US for citizens of certain countries has proved controversial - but is it legal?
  • What happens now the government has lost the Brexit court case? Creative commons image Icon Kay Williams under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    What happens now the government has lost the Brexit court case?

    By Fiona de Londras

    Earlier today [Jan 24th], the Supreme Court rejected the government's appeal against a judgement insisting Parliament...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Jan 2017

  • What happens now the government has lost the Brexit court case?

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    What happens now the government has lost the Brexit court case? Creative commons image Icon Kay Williams under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Jan 2017
    Earlier today [Jan 24th], the Supreme Court rejected the government's appeal against a judgement insisting Parliament had to vote on triggering Article 50....

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